Mcusta Zanmai "Supreme" 240mm Gyuto with Twisted Handle
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The Zanmai Supreme T series is known for its refined polish, and the special twisted luxury handle made out pressed and laminated red Pakkawood with a phenol resin coating for superb handling and robustness. The thin profile of the Zanmai means the knife has a lighter handling and is a superb slicer knife in the kitchen. Zanmai knives have beautiful polish and unique finish, a result of merging Seki's blade making tradition with innovative technologies.
- Origin: Seki, Gifu Prefecture, Japan
- Artisan: Marusho
- Knife Type: Gyuto
- Steel Type: VG10 Monosteel
- Blade Construction: San Mai
- Hardness Level: 60
- Blade Type: Double-edged Blade
- Blade Length: 240mm (9.4")
- Blade Height (at heel): 50mm
- Handle Material: Dark Red Pakkawood
- Handle Length: 151mm
- Weight: 215g (7.58oz)
- Mark: In Japanese Kanji "三昧" and Mcusta Zanmai logo, and "VG10 Steel. Made in Japan"
- Comes in a Zanmai wooden gift box
About Mcusta Zanmai 三昧
Mcusta Zanmai is based in Seki City of Japan, a town with over 800 years of swordsmithing history. While embracing Seki's blade making traditions, Zanmai is also bringing innovative technologies such as CNC machine and laser cutting into the workshop, making the brand a rare and seamless integration of craftsman traditions and modern technologies. Zanmai knives have unique handles that not only pay homage to traditional Wa handle design, but also brining innovations such as high temperature compressed layers of natural Pakkawood to create polished and strong handles. Zanmai's laser cutting of VG10 steel produces high precision finish on monosteel blades. Mcusta craftsmen finish each knife on Japanese Waterstones to give their knives refined looks.
Wash and dry with soft sponge, and safely store after use. Avoid cutting into bones, frozen foods, hard fruit pits.